Items listed under "nursing"

Instructor Daria Byrne Earns Faculty of the Year Award

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS & MS Programs in Nursing   Daria Byrne, EdD, MSN, RN is a recipient of a 2017 Faculty of the Year Award. Dr. Byrne received this award based on student nominations. Daria Byrne...  [Read More]

National Nurses Week: What is Your Personal View of Nursing?

We thought we’d end Nurses Week by asking select faculty at Excelsior College what the profession means to them. Join us in celebrating the importance of nursing and how it contributes to making us who we are. “What is your personal view...  [Read More]

Associate Degree Nursing Programs: A Solid Foundation for Baccalaureate Education (Part 2)

By Caroline K. Mosca PhD, RN (continued from Part 1) Online baccalaureate nursing programs offer the working nurse an opportunity to complete a baccalaureate degree program in a user-friendly fashion. Nurses can work from the comfort of their own homes and still...  [Read More]

Associate Degree Nursing Programs: A Solid Foundation for Baccalaureate Education (Part 1)

By Caroline K.  Mosca PhD, RN Every story in the mosaic of history has a beginning, a cast of characters, a set of social circumstances, and its own momentum. The development of a new, two year program for educating professional nurses during...  [Read More]

Happy National Interprofessional Health Care Month!

By Robin Dewald PhD, RN, CNE The National Academies of Practice proclaim the month of April as “National Interprofessional Health Care Month.” According to the National League for Nursing (2015), “The World Health Organization Framework for Action on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative...  [Read More]

Community Health Nursing: A Service Learning Experience

By Patrick O., RN Students in NUR 448 Community Health Nursing engage in a service learning experience as part of the requirement of the course. This experience provides students with the opportunity to apply what is being learned in the course to...  [Read More]

Write on Nurses!

Check out this post about writing in the nursing profession by Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN, that was featured on Excelsior’s Online Writing Lab Blog: Write on Nurses!...  [Read More]

Reflecting on Nursing Through Jeopardy

By Patti Cannistraci Every evening I look forward to watching Jeopardy, the game show that poses answers to which contestants provide the question. Some days I am pretty good with the response questions. I love the science and health categories; I am...  [Read More]

Test Taking Strategies

By Lisa Robert   Test taking techniques are strategies one can utilize to analyze a test item. The most important skill for the test taker is the ability to read the question carefully and determine the key elements in each question. Each...  [Read More]

Professionalism in Nursing

By Tresa Kaur Dusaj, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE, CTN-A Faculty Program Director I recently attended a conference where professional was discussed and defined. It became apparent that professionalism is defined uniquely through one’s own interpretation. I define professionalism as representing nursing in...  [Read More]